This Week in Nature

In Nature Biotechnology this week, researchers from Stanford University and Illumina publish details of a method for whole-genome haplotyping using a statistical algorithm to take advantage of the partially phased information contained in long genomic fragments analyzed by short-read sequencing.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.